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Little Tokyo has concerns about Southeast rail line

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — A new 20-mile-long light rail line between Artesia and downtown Los Angeles is in the planning stages by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and is scheduled to start construction in 2022. The West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor, also known as the Eco-Line, would travel through Read More…

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Proposed rail line threatens Bellflower walking path

BELLFLOWER — County transportation officials are discussing a northern corridor from Vernon to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles for the proposed 20-mile, $5.6-billion light rail commuter train through Southeast Los Angeles County. But those reports in recent meetings in Huntington Park, Downey and Bellflower have not touched on a key issue for the southern Read More…

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MTA wants Hollywood Sports Park for transit yard

BELLFLOWER — City officials and operators of Hollywood Sports Park expressed shock and surprise June 26 at plans to study the use of the 21-acre city-owned site southeast of Lakewood and Somerset boulevards as a light rail transit yard by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. “I feel we have been betrayed,” City Manager Jeffrey L. Stewart Read More…